10 Easy Recipes You Can Make With Only 3 Ingredients


Simple 3-ingredient recipes are amazing to make, especially if you don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen or do not enjoy cooking as much. Making something as quick and with almost no effort and still get amazing results, that’s something we all want.

If you are one of these people, then you will most likely enjoy these 3-ingredient dinner recipes. We’ve listed 11 recipes that you can make with almost no effort. There are additional links to the sites that you can check out the instructions on how to make them:

Cheesy Ravioli

The only ingredients that are required for this recipe are cheese ravioli, mozzarella cheese, and spaghetti sauce. With almost no effort, you will get an amazing meal for the family. You will only need to wait less than an hour (including the baking process) to enjoy this wonderful meal.  



With about 2 minutes of preparation time and 1 hour of cooking time, you will enjoy this amazing meatloaf. Especially if you are in a rush and want to cook something for yourself or your family, this is the perfect recipe. All you need to make this meatloaf is hamburger meat, milk, and stovetop stuffing mix.


Mexican Rice

If you ever want to eat Mexican cuisine, this easy-to-make recipe is ideal. All you need is chicken broth, basmati rice, and red enchilada sauce. With 5-minute prepping time and 10-minute cooking time, you’ll have an amazing Mexican dinner in no time.


Ranch Chicken

If you are on a carb diet, this recipe is perfect for you. The ranch chicken is a low carb and Keto Diet friendly recipe. What’s even better, you will need only 3 ingredients and 5 minutes of prep time! The downside is that you will need to cook it in a Crock-pot slow cooker for 8 hours. But that shouldn’t discourage you since you won’t be giving any effort aside from the 5 minutes. The only ingredients you’ll need are chicken breasts, ranch mix, and butter.


Fans of tater tots will enjoy this meal. The only things you’ll need are tater tots, hamburger meat, and creamy mushroom soup. You can also add some onions to the recipe, however, they are optional.


Italian Pork Chops

This is probably the best recipe that you can have to make pork chops. To make it even better, your meal will be done in less than 30 minutes with about 5 minutes of prep time! All you need is an Italian dressing mix, pork chops, and brown sugar.


Orange Chicken Sauce

The entirety of this recipe requires more than 3 ingredients. However, to make the amazing sauce, you’ll only need 3. The ingredients that are required for the sauce are orange marmalade, BBQ sauce, and soy sauce. You can check the rest of the recipe with the chicken ingredients on the link below.


French Dip Sandwiches

To make these French dip sandwiches, you will need a crockpot slow cooker. You’ll need to know that the beef for about 4-6 hours, so if you want to make a quick meal, this is not for you. Remember that you’ll be required to do much less effort to make this meal. The ingredients needed for the recipe are Au Jus Gravy Mix, thin cut sirloin tip steak, and sub rolls. If you want, you can also add sliced onion and cheese (provolone or cheddar), however, these are optional. The total preparation time for this delicious meal will take you about 5 minutes (maybe less).


Doritos Chicken Bites

Out of all the recipes for finger food, this one is my favorite. The best part about these chicken bites is that the chicken isn’t fired but baked which makes it healthier. All you need is chicken breasts, Dorito bags, and mayonnaise (regular or low fat). The prep time for the recipe is about 10 minutes while the cooking time takes 15 minutes. In 25 minutes, you will have this amazing party appetizer for everyone to enjoy.


Pesto Pasta

To prepare this gorgeous dish, all you need is 5 minutes of prepping time. The ingredients required are tortellini (you can also use another type of pasta for the recipe), pesto sauce, and some cream cheese. This recipe is perfect in those days where you have a limited amount of time to cook.


Crescent Sausage Bites

This meal is a great party hit because of the amazing combination of sausage and cream cheese spread between the crescent rolls. It takes a total of 30 minutes to finish the meal with 10 minutes of prep time and 20 minutes of cooking. The required ingredients are hot sausage (you can use either turkey or pork sausages), cream cheese, and crescent rolls. You might also want to add some salt and black pepper to the meal for taste, but it’s optional.



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